Monthly Archives: July 2017

My Kid Raced World’s

My Kid Raced World’s

My four-year-old just raced in the Strider Bike World Championship. Everyone always thinks that my husband and I are going to push our kids because we’re athletes. Honestly, that couldn’t be ...

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Tube-Free Heaven

Tube-Free Heaven

One not-so-fine summer day in Tennessee hot enough to fry an egg before it hit the ground, my Gran Torino experienced a complete delamination of its right front tire. Considering my velocity was ...

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Paceline Podcast #76

Paceline Podcast #76

The Tour de France is into its final days and Chris Froome looks likely to win. With Fatty away on a job interview, Patrick and Hottie hold down the fort and discuss Froome, Team Sky, (Sir) David ...

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Friday Group Ride #370

Friday Group Ride #370

In June of 1991, I met a Spanish couple in Yellowstone Park. They gave me a ride to one of the park attractions that was 40 miles from my campsite (and bike). We talked food, cycling and the ...

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Shimano Pro Koryak Dropper Post

Shimano Pro Koryak Dropper Post

My history as a roadie and as a shop rat is such that even now I like a matching cockpit. Whenever possible, I want the bar, stem and seatpost to be from the same manufacturer and even the same ...

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Swiss Army Bike

Swiss Army Bike

When I reviewed the Raleigh Stuntman recently, I wondered if it might be possible to own a single do-it-all bicycle. It’s a fun thought, that you might be able to engage every kind of ...

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The Skull 120

The Skull 120

We got this submission from RKP reader Eric Herboth of Portland Titanium. Sounds like a great event—Padraig   Eastern Oregon’s vast high desert country is also an adventure ...

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Friday Group Ride #369

Friday Group Ride #369

I don’t know how many Tours de France I’ve watched, enough that I should be a sharper analyst of what goes on. But I’m near the bottom in the TdF fantasy league I’m part ...

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